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Superior sound: JBL unveils sound system for the brand new Peugeot 208 at the Geneva Motor Show

Superior sound: JBL unveils sound system for the brand new Peugeot 208 at the Geneva Motor Show

Superior sound: JBL unveils sound system for the brand new Peugeot 208 at the Geneva Motor Show Geneva Motor Show - HARMAN , the premium global audio and infotainment group, continues its longstanding partnership with the PSA Group to present a first class sound experience for the world premiere of the Peugeot 208 feat ... Continue reading

The 80th Geneva International Motor Show: Everyone is Coming!

The 80th Geneva International Motor Show: Everyone is Coming!

All of the major manufacturers have already confirmed their participation at the 2010 Geneva International Motor Show. The poster for the 80th Show, inspired by motion and light, has been created by the Atelier Pfund. ... Continue reading

Girls Gone Cars: A Look at the Girls of the Geneva Motor Show - VIDEO FEATURETTE

Girls Gone Cars: A Look at the Girls of the Geneva Motor Show - VIDEO FEATURETTE

From this past March, TheAutoChannel.com presents the gorgeous girls that graced the 2009 Geneva Motor Show. To go back and experience The Auto Channel's exclusive PRESS PASS COVERAGE of the 2009 Geneva Motor Show CLICK HERE. ... Continue reading

"Ghost" Is New Name For Rolls-Royce RR4

"Ghost" Is New Name For Rolls-Royce RR4

by Marty Bernstein The Auto Channel Senior Editor Detroit Bureau Tom Purves, president and CEO of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars announced the return of a historic name to what has been officially called, in ascending order the 200EX, then RR 4 and now the Rolls-Royce Ghost at the beginning of the 2009 Shanghai Auto Show. With ... Continue reading

Many Questions Left Unanswered in General Motors Apparent Plans

Many Questions Left Unanswered in General Motors Apparent Plans

AUTO CENTRAL - April 13, 2009: In addition to the confusion over the recent GM announcement concerning their intention to “clearly focus” on four core brands (when they then go on to enumerate five), or why they would embroil themselves in a whole new direction with Segway, there are several significant gaps ... Continue reading

Toyota Produces One-Millionth Vehicle in Turkey; Commences Production of New Toyota Verso

Toyota Produces One-Millionth Vehicle in Turkey; Commences Production of New Toyota Verso

Toyota has produced its one millionth vehicle in Turkey, a milestone that coincides with the start of production for the new third generation Toyota Verso. The Adapazari-based Toyota Motor Manufacturing Turkey (TMMT) plant has produced over 430,000 Verso models since 2004 and plans to manufacture 55,000 units of the ne ... Continue reading

Three Cheers for Smart

Three Cheers for Smart

The latest special edition model from smart is proof that the best things in life are 'three'. The smart fortwo edition "limited three" is being premiered at the current Geneva Motor Show and can be ordered in coupé and cabrio body styles at the UK's smart retailers now. ... Continue reading

Thrift Takes Stage at Auto Show

Thrift Takes Stage at Auto Show

Cutbacks in Lights, Models, Floors at Geneva Event Underscore Industry Woes GENEVA March 8, 2009; David Pearson writing for the WSJ reported that car makers' displays at the Geneva Motor Show showed how far they are going to cut costs. A spectator photographs a Rolls-Royce hood ornament at the Geneva auto show, which o ... Continue reading

Schwarzenegger Visits 2009 Geneva Motor Show

Schwarzenegger Visits 2009 Geneva Motor Show

Geneva March 6, 2009; Governor of California and Hollywood actor Arnold Schwarzenegger was a surprise visitor to the Geneva motor show this week. The Terminator star was shown round the Volkswagen group's stands � including VW, Audi and Bentley where he sat in the new Bentley Continental Superspeed. Schwarzenegg ... Continue reading

Jaguar Reveals New XKR and XFR with GKN Driveline's Electronic Torque Manager ETM - COMPLETE VIDEO

Jaguar Reveals New XKR and XFR with GKN Driveline's Electronic Torque Manager ETM - COMPLETE VIDEO

At the 2009 Geneva motor show this week, Jaguar revealed its new 503 horsepower XKR and XFR models fitted for the first time with the company's new Active Differential Control system (ADC). At the heart of Jaguar's ADC system is GKN Driveline's ETM electronic limited slip differential (eLSD). ... Continue reading

Volkswagen BlueMotionTechnologies - Geneva Motor Show 2009

Volkswagen BlueMotionTechnologies - Geneva Motor Show 2009

Volkswagen is expanding its range of extremely fuel efficient, clean and economical models with great vigor. Making world premieres at the Geneva Motor Show 2009 are the Polo BlueMotion concept car, the new Golf BlueMotion, the next Golf Plus BlueMotion, the exclusive Passat CC BlueTDI Individual and the natural gas po ... Continue reading

Seat's Ultra-Green Leon Ecomotive Concept

Seat's Ultra-Green Leon Ecomotive Concept

SEAT is once again grabbing the spotlight at Geneva with the unveiling, today, of an exciting new concept car. The Swiss debut of the Leon Ecomotive Concept, a dramatic development of the existing low emissions, high economy family five-door, underlines SEAT's growing stature as a motor maker that appeals across the sp ... Continue reading

The New Lexus is250C

The New Lexus is250C

The new Lexus IS 250C, which will go on sale this summer, combines the sharp styling of the IS saloon range with open-top engineering ingenuity. The result is top-down driving pleasure with uncompromised dynamic performance. ... Continue reading

Ford Reveals New Tourneo Connect With Battery Electric Powertrain At The 2009 Geneva Show

Ford Reveals New Tourneo Connect With Battery Electric Powertrain At The 2009 Geneva Show

A new look Ford Tourneo Connect is being revealed at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show introducing new interior and exterior design details that will be introduced across the Connect range later this year. ... Continue reading

Reinventing the Wheel - Where There's a Will there's a way

Reinventing the Wheel - Where There's a Will there's a way

The WILL hatchback is the first car to feature Michelin's new Active Wheel, which integrates electric motor, brakes and suspension functions inside the wheel. The car is now under test in France. It has been developed by contract manufacturer Heuliez, and also acts as a showcase for the company's capabilities. ... Continue reading

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